Jets Sign DB Blake Countess, Waive DB Arthur Maulet


The New York Jets announced Monday that they’ve signed DB Blake Countess to a contract and waived DB Arthur Maulet.

  • The Jets also signed DL Corbin Kaufusi to the practice squad.

Here’s the Jets updated practice squad:

  1. CB Kyron Brown
  2. WR Jeff Smith
  3. RB Valentine Holmes (International)
  4. RB Josh Adams
  5. WR/KR Greg Dortch
  6. WR Josh Malone
  7. LB James Burgess
  8. QB Mike White
  9. OT Brandon Hitner
  10. DL Bronson Kaufusi
  11. DL Corbin Kaufusi

Countess, 26, was taken in the sixth round out of Auburn in 2016 by the Eagles. He was cut loose coming out of the preseason and later signed on to the Rams practice squad.

The Eagles later claimed Countess off waivers from the Rams before waiving him during the preseason with an injury settlement.

In 2018, Countess appeared in all 16 games for the Rams, recording nine total tackles, one interception and two pass defenses. 

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